Book review:’O perfume – Historia de um assassino’

In Portuguese for YA.

It is the story of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, a French man, who has an extraordinary sense of smell and naturally becomes a perfumer. One day he meets a young woman who has a wondrous smell and he kills her so he can keep her smells for himself.

He later becomes disgusted by the scent of humanity and decides to leave for the mountain. After a while he decides to go back to the city and starts a series of murders.

The perfume was a best seller for 9 years and has been translated into 48 languages.

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